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Being an atheist means you can no longer learn your moral code by rote and...– PZ Myers, The scarlet crayon of atheism
Timbers player arrested, questioned about sexual... →
A Portland Timbers player was arrested in Kansas City over the weekend questioned about a sexual assault and later released, according to Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte. Really surprised that I had to (gently) lay the smack down to a female co-worker just now. In response to this story, she said, “Well, what did she expect to happen when you go back to someone’s hotel room at...
The answer to “is science the new religion?” is obviously yes, so long as you...– Robin Ince, “The Fascism of Knowing Stuff”, 13 April 2013 (via antallan)
I believe wholeheartedly, and without apology, that we have a collective...– Melissa Harris-Perry, Why caring for children is not just a parent’s job (via msnbc)
A lot of people in comments said that we should teach boys not to torture cats,...– Amanda Marcotte, If Only We Could Talk About Abusing Women Like We Do Abusing Cats
Trailer for Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing!
Suddenly a lot of Marina Abramovic on my dash tonight. And not all the same post… Tumblr hivemind?
John Green's tumblr: Some Notes about Women on... →
fishingboatproceeds: 1. There are many, many wonderful women on YouTube who have broad and growing audiences. Here is a long but still incomplete list. (I’d add Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, Natalie Tran, and Mamrie Hart, but there are lots.) 2. When women start to build an audience on YouTube, they are far, far more likely than men to be subjected to threats, harassment intimidation, and abuse....
(via Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood)
All states except Oregon now limit abortion access →
Yay, us? It’s really shitty that we’re the only state…
Birth Control on the Bottom H/T to Lindy West: “If there’s one thing I know as a modern diverse lady-woman, it’s that if there’s one thing diverse groups of modern female ladies like better than not getting baby-pregnant, it’s bowel regularity! Lucky for both of our bottom-holes, now there’s Dannon’s Birth Control on the Bottom Yogurt.”
Prop 37 Loses, Scientists Cheer | Science Sushi,... →
This language [of the proposition] reflects the belief of its backers that GMOs are intrinsically bad and deserve to be labeled – and avoided – en masse, no matter what modification they contain or towards what end they were produced. This is not a quest for knowledge – it is a an attempt to reify ignorance. —Michael Eisen, biologist at UC Berkeley I’m glad this lost. I love where...
Nate Silver just bumped Obama up to a 92% chance. I’m so ready for a big sigh of relief tomorrow. Don’t let me down, America.
guiltyguiltypleasures: This is the Epitaph of...